Prettyman Burton was born in Orange Co, VA to Edmond Burton and Mary Charity Walker. He had brothers Thomas Walker Burton (1779-1862), William B. Burton (1781-1847), possibly Edmond Burton Jr (b. 1792) and a sister Jane Burton (1783-1815). Edmond Burton Sr. and his brother George Burton were convicts from London (possibly debters), sent to America in 1773, where they became free after the Revolution. Edmond and George Burton served in the Revolution from Augusta Co, VA. See Dr. Phillip Burton's comments in Burton Families, Spring 1988. Antoinette Waughtal Sorenson, 3631 North Mullen St, Tacoma, WA 98407-4124, is a descendent of Jane Burton. Prettyman Burton died on 4/14/1886 in Johnson Co, Indiana.